Federal forecasters say severe drought or worse will continue into next year across much of the West, including parts of western Utah, most of Nevada and practically all of California.
The El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office says the tougher penalties will not apply to Wayne Allen Huntsman even if he is convicted. That’s because the King Fire burning west of Lake Tahoe started before the bill became law.
A Lake Tahoe woman who was attacked by a black bear in her backyard could become the first person in the area charged with illegally feeding the wild animals.
Tesla Motors is building a supercharger station in the Sierra north of Lake Tahoe where drivers of their electric cars can recharge along U.S. Interstate 80 between Sacramento and Reno, Nevada.
Lake Tahoe is a crown jewel of the western landscape but is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change.
A black-bear cub burned in a devastating Washington state wildfire is making a slow recovery at a California wildlife center.
Passengers shared their stories with CBS13’s Steve Large about their voyage on the Tahoe Queen and how they were stuck on board four hours.
Cinder suffered painful burns to her paws, stomach and head. Fish and wildlife officials in Washington knew the Lake Tahoe nonprofit could rehab the cub, but needed a way to get here.
Victoria Ortiz with the California Tahoe Conservancy that owns the land says the marina went ahead with its plans without a permit and against their word, even knocking down the fence around it.
Gary Bennett spent much of the last three decades preparing his property in Napa County for the day when a wildfire would sweep over the hill, including clearing brush and grass around his three-bedroom home in a scenic canyon 85 miles north of San Francisco.
Sacramento residents woke up Tuesday morning to muggy air. That’s the monsoonal moisture moving through the area, which is unusual this time of year. It’s expected to continue for the next couple of days.
Clouds acted like a blanket overnight, keeping some locations above 80 degrees. It’s made for a dramatic sunrise.